Category Archives: Economy

Pay and Kirsten Hayes, owners of Wood Meadow Market in Enosburg Falls.
Credit: J.D. Thomason

GMO Labeling in Vermont: Retailer Experience, Data Dispute Cost Concerns

While many large media outlets have described Vermont’s mandatory GMO labeling initiative as a “controversial” move, independent research indicates that no fewer than 64 countries containing over 40% of the world’s population have been labeling genetically modified foods for over a decade prompting some to ask, What’s so controversial about GMO labeling?

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks during a campaign rally in Kissimmee, Fla., Thursday, March 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

What Americans Don’t Get About Nordic Countries

The reason Nordics stick with the system is because they can see that they come out ahead—not just as a group, but as individuals.

Budget Writers Say $35 Million Needed in New Revenues

Members of the House tax and budget committees commiserated Friday over the bad news: This year, just like last year, lawmakers are having trouble resolving the state’s budget gap.